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Spotting the black swan: why emergency medicine is ahead of the curve

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posted on 2017-08-14, 12:28 authored by Damian Roland
"Black Swans", originally described as an economic theory, are unexpected events whose potential to occur only becomes apparent after they have happened. The concept is very relevant to the practice of Emergency Medicine and this article explores how black swans impact on emergency care and how staff unconsciously aim to mitigate against them.

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Citation

Emergency Medicine Journal, 2017, in press

Author affiliation

/Organisation/COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND PSYCHOLOGY/School of Medicine/Department of Health Sciences

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  • AM (Accepted Manuscript)

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Emergency Medicine Journal

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BMJ Publishing Group

issn

1472-0205

eissn

1472-0213

Acceptance date

2017-04-17

Copyright date

2017

Available date

2017-08-14

Publisher version

http://emj.bmj.com/content/early/2017/05/11/emermed-2017-206820

Language

en

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